Who Told You to Fall into the Pearl River?

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Lest you think Guangzhou, China is all about flowers and hot middle-age moms with the fashion sense of a 14 … Read More

East Meets West on a Steamy Night in Guangzhou

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Guangzhou, China is a crucible of east and west. The city is enchanting, the women lovely, and the nights are … Read More

The Flowers are Beautiful in Southern China

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With another foot of snow and white out conditions here in Washington DC, it’s easy to reminisce about the beauty … Read More

The First Rule of Eating in China

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Chinese food in the US is a poor shadow of the real thing. It’s sort of like those cheap supermarket … Read More

How to Travel to China (2)

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Most people who travel to China from the west will fly. If you travel via a Western airline, the transition … Read More

How to Travel in China (1)

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The first rule for travelling in China is “Get over yourself!” That’s right, if you have never been to China, … Read More

Finding Teachers in China

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Many people want to go study in China. We often get questions about how to do this. There are basically … Read More

《中國行腳》:雲南麗江

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雲南麗江之行,一路所見,時時補充知識,  挑戰成見,  甚至糾正思維模式。這一天觀賞的美好的自然與人文景緻,竟折騰了我一宿難眠。腦海里回放着玉龍雪山下納西人的“小橋流水人家”,  思維卻跳到賀蘭山下党項人的“大漠孤煙荒塚”。

《中国行脚》:天津黄崖关

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萬里長城我也去過幾處,在甯夏固原踏上過了現存最古的秦長城,在甘肅敦煌穿過了的漢代的長城,還有北京的八達嶺、慕田峪的明長城,而真正身心與長城融爲一體的,就是此時此刻在這個黃崖關了—那是我一個人的長城。